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The Right to Be Cold: Sounding the alarm on climate change in the North | Mar 24 2015 | Naomi Klein | In her new memoir "The Right to Be Cold," Sheila Watt-Cloutier summarizes the devastating impacts of oil and gas extraction on Arctic communities.
Former Justice Thomas Berger opens "Thunder in our Voices" exhibition
Former Justice Thomas Berger opens 'Thunder in our Voices' exhibition | Mar 19 2015 | George Lessard | Between 1975 and 1977, Justice Thomas Berger visited 30 communities in the NWT and the Yukon to hold hearings into the proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipeline. In this video, he speaks of those days.
First Nation Activists Heckled with Racial Slurs at Stop C-51 Rally | Mar 19 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | No, having Indigenous community members lead the march does not mean they are taking over or organizing boats to send people back to where-ever.
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Chief Isadore Day calls for Annual Day of National Dialogue on Ending Racism in Canada | Mar 19 2015 | Maya Bhullar | Last month, Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation, wrote an open letter to Parliament asking that April 12 be set aside as an Annual Day for a National Dialogue on Ending Racism.
'The Inconvenient Indian' is conveniently kicked off of Canada Reads | Mar 17 2015 | Lauren Scott | After a tense four-way tiebreak "The Inconvenient Indian" was booted from this year's battle of the books.
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GroundWire | March 17, 2015: Bill C-51, Tibetian National Uprising Day | Mar 17 2015 | GroundWire: Community Radio News | This episode of GroundWire features headline stories about Bill C-51, Tibetian National Uprising Day, and PanAm and Parapan Am Games medals.
Book: Canoe Crossings | Mar 16 2015 | Redeye Collective | The canoe has played a integral role in the lives of people in Canada for thousands of years. A new book takes us from the earliest days of the canoe to its current place in the culture of B.C.
Photo: flickr/ Magnus.
Lack of Nation-to-Nation relationship between Canada and Indigenous fishermen causes conflict | Mar 16 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On Monday March 9, 2015, a fishing trial began outside a Vancouver Court House.
Film: One River, Many Relations | Mar 15 2015 | Redeye Collective | The Mikesew Cree and Athabasca Chipewan First Nations live along the Athabaska River, downstream from the Alberta tar sands, a project which affects almost every aspect of their daily lives.
The sweet sound of protest: Words and music from the Day of Action to protest Bill C-51 | Mar 15 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Speeches from Toronto's Bill C-51 Day of Action.
Indigenous solidarity and opposition to the Abbott government | Mar 14 2015 | Jiselle Hanna | Interview with Viv Malo, Indigenous activist in Melbourne Victoria, about the recent rally against Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
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Civil liberties, First Nation rights compromised by C-51, committee hears | Mar 13 2015 | Stuart Trew | Part one of yesterday's two-part committee hearing into the Anti-Terrorism Act 2015 (C-51) wrapped up with five of six witnesses opposing many aspects of the legislation.

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2011 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Maysie said... Thanks Rebecca. The Toronto event isn't listed. Here's the info, I'll be there. Facebook link to...
Letter from Walk4Justice Maysie said... Quote: Good day friends, allies and supporters, Walk4Justice is preparing for their four-year...
Landmark tax decision from the Supreme Court of Canada Charter Rights said... The actual Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Bastien Estate v. Canada     in
Happy National Aboriginal Day! Caissa said... Didn't want to start a new thread. The Maritimes' only native art gallery will be moving to a new...
NY Times article: "Hispanics Identifying Themselves as Indians" Lachine Scot said... Interesting article, thanks! However, I think your thread title is a bit of a Canadianism as I don'...
500 police raid Mohawk community of Kanesatake Caissa said... I mentioned it in the Watching the Detective thread. in
Québec Hydro Project/Plan Nord spark huge protests Unionist said... Thank you for posting about this, Lefauve. It was actually announced about 2 weeks ago, and there...
Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
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